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Jazz Changes By Martin Williams

Jazz Changes by Martin Williams

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A collection of jazz articles written over a 30-year period, including narrative accounts of recording sessions, rehearsals and performances, liner notes, and profiles of musicians such as John Coltrane, Jelly Roll Morton, Billie Holliday and Thelonious Monk.

Jazz Changes Summary

Jazz Changes by Martin Williams

Martin Williams is recognized as one of the most significant jazz critics of recent times. This third collection of record notes, interviews, portraits, and reviews recalls the Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Dial Record sessions, Langston Hughes reading poetry to the sound of jazz, and Thelonius Monk recording for the Library of Congress. In addition, there are profiles of such legendary performers as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Duke Ellington, and Fats Waller, and lively essays on the importance of jazz history and a jazz-view of The Beatles.

Jazz Changes Reviews

'a pleasantly variegated read, the perfect book to dip into' Brian Glasser, Jazz
'the kind of antennae that sort out meaningful detail from self-serving rhetoric' Brian Morton, The Times

About Martin Williams

The late Martin Williams was the author or editor of a number of books on jazz.

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Jazz Changes by Martin Williams
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Oxford University Press Inc
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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